NASA Project Collaboration Inspires Students to Create Habitat for Travel to Mars
For an interdisciplinary studio class led by Morris and Pailes-Friedman, Pratt students are working on the NASA project: eXploration Habitat (X-Hab) 2016 Academic Innovation Challenge.
Coded Couture exhibition in New York presents garments that detect lies and read tweets
A new exhibition at the Pratt Manhattan Gallery in New York includes garments, jewelry and shoes fitted with technologies such as speech recognition sensors and heartbeat monitors.
Smart Fashion of the Future Is on View at Pratt Manhattan’s “Coded_Couture” Show
Technology and fashion are clearly on the brains of museum folk. Whetting our appetites for The Costume Institute’s “Manus x Machina” this May, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston will exhibit “#techstyle”
This Innovative Exhibit Explores How Coding Is Used In Fashion Design
From clothing that shocks the wearer for lying or mirrors our social media activity to jewelry made from our own cells, code points the way to the wearable future...
Designers, Students Mesh Apparel With Technology
Tasked with creating wearable technology for astronauts aboard the International Space Station, student teams designed products to control interior lighting, locate objects in storage and more...
Introducing the Astronaut Clothing of the Future
For years, the standard on the International Space Station has been cargo shorts and T-shirts, but that’s about to change.
SXSW: Introducing Smart Textiles
The next hot wearable might be the one no one knows you’re wearing. Experts predict a wave of smart fabrics and e-textiles that do what FitBits and Apple Watches do now, just with more subtlety.
Tech Specs: Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman, Director of Pratt’s IMARI Lab
The founder of Pratt Institute’s research facility for materials and technology talks hardware, software, favorite Apps, hacks, coveted devices and emerging technologies...
‘Back to the Future’s’ self-drying coat? Not yet.
The fabric of tomorrow is smart. The self-drying jacket may not exist now, but a shirt that can think or even give a charge to your mobile device does...
Exhibition Explores Fashion’s 3-D Frontier
A shirt that can tell you how you feel? Or one that can tell you how your favorite athlete feels? It’s happening today as technology drives brand innovation...
Michelle Obama and fashion designers show students the grit behind the glamour
Pailes-Friedman and her team join First Lady Michelle Obama and fashion icons including Jason Wu, Tracy Reese, Narciso Rodriguez, Diane von Furstenberg, Thom Browne, Reed Krakoff and Prabal Gurung.
Fashion meets renewable energy – clothes that charge your smartphone
From fibers that convert sunlight into electrical energy, to uploading your kinetic energy to a green energy bank, the worlds of fashion and technology are merging . . . ask Rebeccah Pailes-Friedman.